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Engineering T cells to treat pancreatic cancer

Dr. Sunil Hingorani, a member of the Clinical Research and Public Health Sciences divisions at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will present recent groundbreaking developments in treating pancreas cancer with engineered ...

Apr 18, 2016
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Artificial pancreas works well in home trial

(HealthDay)—The latest trial of an artificial pancreas system offers good news for people with type 1 diabetes—the system lowered blood sugar levels without increasing the risk of dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), ...

Sep 17, 2015
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New cause of diabetes

Although insulin-producing cells are found in the endocrine tissue of the pancreas, a new mouse study suggests that abnormalities in the exocrine tissue could cause cell non-autonomous effects that promotes diabetes-like ...

Feb 18, 2016
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Pancreas

The pancreas is a gland organ in the digestive and endocrine system of vertebrates. It is both an endocrine gland producing several important hormones, including insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin, as well as an exocrine gland, secreting pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes that pass to the small intestine. These enzymes help in the further breakdown of the carbohydrates, protein, and fat in the chyme.

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